Global Offshore Wind Energy Market was valued at USD 4,524 thousand in 2018, and is expected to reach USD 18,334 thousand by 2027, registering a CAGR of 20.3% from 2020 to 2027.
Offshore wind energy, also called as offshore wind power, is the utilization of wind farms constructed off the shore or on the continental shelf to harvest wind energy for electricity generation. Offshore wind power includes inshore water areas such as fjords, lakes, and sheltered coastal areas, which utilize conventional fixed bottom wind turbine technologies and deep water areas utilize floating wind turbines.
Offshore wind energy or offshore wind power is the energy generated in an offshore wind farm or wind power plant located at sheltered coastal areas using vertical axis wind turbine technologies that is controlled by using LiDAR technology. The offshore wind energy market is segmented on the basis of the method of installation of turbine which includes off-grid networks and fully grid-connected.
The key players have economically invested heavily in Siemens Wind Power, Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Goldwind Science and Technology Co. Ltd., Gamesa Corporacion Technologica SA, GE Wind Energy, Sinovel Wind Group Co. Ltd., Dong Energy A/S, Suzlon Group, Nordex SE, and China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited.
The other players in the value chain (profiles not included in the report) include Senvion SA, Alstom Energy Inc., Areva Wind, Clipper Wind Power, Doosan Heavy Industries, and Construction.
Market Growth Drivers:
Falling Cost of Renewable Power Generation –
According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IREA), the cost of offshore wind power observed a noticeable decline between 2010 and 2017. The global weighted Levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) of offshore wind projects was gauged to be $0.14/kWh in 2017. However, the cost is projected to fall, and the plants that will be commissioned in 2020 and beyond will observe costs that fall between $0.06/kWh and $0.10/kWh. This is a huge reason that organizations in the energy sector and governments are making massive investments in the offshore wind energy sector. The lower cost and higher power efficiency are proving to be lucrative for the vendors in the offshore wind energy market.
The Depletion of Fossil Fuels –
There is a discernible depletion of fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and gas in the world, and the world is in dire need for finding alternative methods of power generation. The usage of non-conventional power resources such as solar power and wind power will become imperative. While the declination of the conventional resources has a positive impact on the wind power market at large, offshore wind energy market seems to have an advantage in the future over all other sources of energy because of the more power-efficiency and less cost as mentioned above. Moreover, the offshore wind sector has widened the scope of renewable energy.
The Scarcity of Land for Onshore Wind Energy –
The growth of the offshore wind energy market is also attributed to the fact that the land is scarce for onshore wind energy in many countries due to the competing site usage by many vendors. Offshore wind farms are found to have a low impact on the environment which is one of the major reasons governments are supporting the incorporation of offshore wind energy farms across the globe. Furthermore, some parts of Europe witness public opposition to onshore wind energy plants which is leading to more opportunities in the offshore wind energy market.
Offshore Wind Energy Market Trends –
Investments in the Floating Wind Turbines –
Some countries have deeper sea coasts, and it’s becoming difficult to install wind turbines on the seabed. Subsequently, there is a lot of investment in R&D and manufacturing of floating wind turbines. This technology will provide offshore wind energy access to many countries.
The Innovation of Kites –
Kites are envisioned to harvest stronger winds at high altitudes, and there will be a subsequent better power-efficiency that will be observed. Considering that they are difficult to install on lands because of air-traffic, this innovation will add value to the offshore wind energy market.
Emerging Economies Venturing Into the Offshore Wind Energy Market –
The sector is gaining prominence with economies such as China already invested in 18 offshore wind farms for power generation. The future foresees more countries relying on offshore wind energy.
Offshore Wind Energy Market Challenges –
The major challenge in front of the offshore wind energy market is the impact of offshore wind energy farms on the landscape. These farms are installed in shallow waters and are near the coast which is bringing a lot of resistance. However, with technology advancements, the future will observe the wind farms moving farther from the coast. Moreover, these farms are found to impact sea life, and during the construction phase, they can be harmful to sea mammals. This is overcome by installing bubble screens that also reduce the noise.
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The Offshore Wind Energy market research report covers definition, classification, product classification, product application, development trend, product technology, competitive landscape, industrial chain structure, industry overview, national policy and planning analysis of the industry, the latest dynamic analysis, etc., and also includes major. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global market. It covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the market at the global level.
The report provides size (in terms of volume and value) of Offshore Wind Energy market for the base year 2019 and the forecast between 2020 and 2027. Market numbers have been estimated based on form and application. Market size and forecast for each application segment have been provided for the global and regional market.
This report focuses on the global Offshore Wind Energy market status, future forecast, growth opportunity, key market and key players. The study objectives are to present the Offshore Wind Energy market development in United States, Europe and China.
It is pertinent to consider that in a volatile global economy, we haven’t just conducted Offshore Wind Energy market forecasts in terms of CAGR, but also studied the market based on key parameters, including Year-on-Year (Y-o-Y) growth, to comprehend the certainty of the market and to find and present the lucrative opportunities in market.
In terms of production side, this report researches the Offshore Wind Energy capacity, production, value, ex-factory price, growth rate, market share for major manufacturers, regions (or countries) and type.
In terms of consumption side, this report focuses on the consumption of Offshore Wind Energy by regions (countries) and application.
Buyers of the report will have access to verified market figures, including global market size in terms of revenue and volume. As part of production analysis, the authors of the report have provided reliable estimations and calculations for global revenue and volume by Type segment of the global Offshore Wind Energy market. These figures have been provided in terms of both revenue and volume for the period 2016 to 2027. Additionally, the report provides accurate figures for production by region in terms of revenue as well as volume for the same period. The report also includes production capacity statistics for the same period.
With regard to production bases and technologies, the research in this report covers the production time, base distribution, technical parameters, research and development trends, technology sources, and sources of raw materials of major Offshore Wind Energy market companies.
Regarding the analysis of the industry chain, the research of this report covers the raw materials and equipment of Offshore Wind Energy market upstream, downstream customers, marketing channels, industry development trends and investment strategy recommendations. The more specific analysis also includes the main application areas of market and consumption, major regions and Consumption, major Chinese producers, distributors, raw material suppliers, equipment providers and their contact information, industry chain relationship analysis.
The research in this report also includes product parameters, production process, cost structure, and data information classified by region, technology and application. Finally, the paper model new project SWOT analysis and investment feasibility study of the case model.
Overall, this is an in-depth research report specifically for the Offshore Wind Energy industry. The research center uses an objective and fair way to conduct an in-depth analysis of the development trend of the industry, providing support and evidence for customer competition analysis, development planning, and investment decision-making. In the course of operation, the project has received support and assistance from technicians and marketing personnel in various links of the industry chain.
Offshore Wind Energy market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies’ focus related to Offshore Wind Energy market.
Prominent players in the market are predicted to face tough competition from the new entrants. However, some of the key players are targeting to acquire the startup companies in order to maintain their dominance in the global market. For a detailed analysis of key companies, their strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities are measured in the report by using industry-standard tools such as the SWOT analysis. Regional coverage of key companies is covered in the report to measure their dominance. Key manufacturers of Offshore Wind Energy market are focusing on introducing new products to meet the needs of the patrons. The feasibility of new products is also measured by using industry-standard tools.
Key companies are increasing their investments in research and development activities for the discovery of new products. There has also been a rise in the government funding for the introduction of new Offshore Wind Energy market. These factors have benefited the growth of the global market for Offshore Wind Energy. Going forward, key companies are predicted to benefit from the new product launches and the adoption of technological advancements. Technical advancements have benefited many industries and the global industry is not an exception.
New product launches and the expansion of already existing business are predicted to benefit the key players in maintaining their dominance in the global market for Offshore Wind Energy. The global market is segmented on the basis of region, application, en-users and product type. Based on region, the market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa (MEA).
In this study, the years considered to estimate the market size of Offshore Wind Energy are as follows:
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